Books

The Wordwell catalogue list continues to grow year-on-year with over 200 titles now available.  The genre and subjects of our books range from Irish history (Dublin Rising:1916), architecture (Henry O’Neill of the Celtic Cross), culture and society (Terrible Queer Creatures), crafts and design (50 years of Irish Silver), antiquarian maps, and Irish heritage to specialist archaeology books (Late Iron Age and ‘Roman’ Ireland).

Wordwell has also published books for the National Museum of Ireland, the National Library of Ireland, the National Roads Authority (Archaeology), the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the Discovery Programme and the National Inventory of Architectural Heritage and presents titles by other publishers in the archeology and heritage fields. See our searchable catalogue (link here) for more details on all our titles or contact us for assistance.


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 The Gate Lodges of Leinster

The Gate Lodges of Leinster

Since The gate lodges of Ulster: a gazetteer was published in 1994, its author, J.A.K. (Dixie) Dean,.. more

€40.00

 The Gate Lodges of Leinster Buckram bound limited edition signed by the author

The Gate Lodges of Leinster Buckram bound limited edition signed by the author

A Special Buckram bound limited edition signed by the authorSince The gate lodges of Ulster: a .. more

€120.00

 The Gate Lodges of Leinster quarter bound limited edition signed by the author

The Gate Lodges of Leinster quarter bound limited edition signed by the author

A quarter bound limited edition signed by the authorSince The gate lodges of Ulster: a gazettee.. more

€220.00

A grand gallimaufry: collected in honour of Nick Maxwell

A grand gallimaufry: collected in honour of Nick Maxwell

A grand gallimaufry: collected in honour of Nick Maxwell celebrates Nick’s contribution to publishin.. more

€10.00 €30.00

Basketmaking in Ireland

Basketmaking in Ireland

The main reason for writing this book was to record the techniques used in making Irish traditional .. more

€30.00

Beware the coast of Ireland

Beware the coast of Ireland

For islanders living on the edge of a great ocean, the majority of Irish people do not have a great .. more

€19.00

CLONTARF SPECIAL: That Field of Glory &  a copy of History Ireland Brian Boru Special issue

CLONTARF SPECIAL: That Field of Glory & a copy of History Ireland Brian Boru Special issue

That field of glory: the story of Clontarf, from battleground to garden suburb   That field o.. more

€47.00

Death and the Irish: a miscellany

Death and the Irish: a miscellany

As a race, the Irish have the reputation of “doing death well”. Taking its cue from this somewhat du.. more

€25.00

Dedicated to Sligo

Dedicated to Sligo

A wide range of authors describe, analyse, interpret and re-interpret parts of the complex understud.. more

€25.00

Dedicated to Sligo

Dedicated to Sligo

A wide range of authors describe, analyse, interpret and re-interpret parts of the complex understud.. more

€40.00

In the Lowlands of South Galway

In the Lowlands of South Galway

The history of south Galway is not the history of its towns and villages alone. That much is clear&n.. more

€25.00

Kilmacurragh: sourced in the wild The moulding of a heritage arboretum

Kilmacurragh: sourced in the wild The moulding of a heritage arboretum

About the book You never walk alone among trees, especially not in Kilmacurragh Arboretum and Botan.. more

€30.00

Lettering on gravemarkers in Britain & Ireland

Lettering on gravemarkers in Britain & Ireland

Dr George Thomson is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Cumbria with a research backgr.. more

€10.00 €15.00

Radharc, vol. 3

Radharc, vol. 3

In his preface the editor, Professor Joe Lee, director of New York University's Glucksman Ireland Ho.. more

€20.00

Radharc, vol. 4

Radharc, vol. 4

This ‘special’ issue of Radharc commemorates ten years of Glucksman Ireland House. In ‘The fireman o.. more

€20.00

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